Climate and risks

Short description

Short description

The islands were known in the fourteenth century, and parts of them appear in the Catalan Atlas. In 1427, a captain sailing for Prince Henry the Navigator, possibly Gonçalo Velho, may have rediscovered the Azores, but this is not certain. In Thomas Ashe's 1813 work, A...

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Blue economy sectors

Blue economy sectors

The expression “surrounded by nature on all sides” could well be used to typify the Region of the Azores. Numerous recreational boating, maritime (e.g. cruises, diving, whale watching, swimming with dolphins, sport fishing) and nature activities (e.g....

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Local Working group

Local Working group

The following partners are involved in the study of Azores: FCiencias.ID (Island Focal Point) The following local stakeholders have declared their interest in participating in the local study of the Azores islands in the frame of the Soclimpact project:...

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